Xavier Mertens


Xavier Mertens is a Security Consultant working for a Belgian company. His job focuses mainly on "security monitoring" solutions such as log management, SIEM, incident management but also on audits and pentests. Instead of following vendors, he prefers to find the best solutions to solve security issues. One of his preferred tool at the moment is OSSEC. He wrote several blog articles about this software to increase its performance or visibility. In parallel to his daily job, Xavier maintains his security blog and offers some spare time and resources to initiatives like BruCON, EuroTrashSecurity.

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